Ummuhan Bas Aslan

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PURPOSE The disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) questionnaire is a self-administered region-specific outcome instrument developed as a measure of self-rated upper-extremity disability and symptoms. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and the construct validity of the DASH questionnaire by establishing its correlation to the(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the role of real-time sonoelastography (RTSE) in patients with lateral epicondylitis (LE) and whether it is associated with clinical parameters. Seventeen patients with unilateral LE were enrolled in the study. The healthy elbows of the participants constituted the control group. Using B-mode ultrasound, color(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine relationship between balance performance and pain in lower body among healthy adults. Two hundred and forty volunteer subjects (125 middle aged and 115 elderly people) aged 50 years and above participated. The average age was 61.52+/-8.22 years (range 50-75 years). The functional reach test (FRT) was used to(More)
This study was planned in order to determine physical activity levels of visually impaired children and adolescents and to investigate the effect of gender and level of vision on physical activity level in visually impaired children and adolescents. A total of 30 visually impaired children and adolescents (16 low vision and 14 blind) aged between 8 and 16(More)
The effects of aging and gender on balance performance (BP) among ambulatory adults were investigated in the current work. If there was a relation between the BP and a history of falling, this was also detected. Two hundred and forty ambulatory subjects were divided into two groups depending on their age: (1) 125 middle-aged subjects (50-64 years); (2) 115(More)
This interventional study was undertaken to assess the impact of physiotherapy education on the knowledge and attitudes of physiotherapists (PTs) and physiotherapy students (PSs) toward euthanasia. The study, which was conducted during the period between 2004 and 2005, included a total of 494 participants (311 PTs; 183 PSs) aged 18 to 52 y from the western(More)
OBJECTIVES Physical activity has a positive effect on people's mental health and well-being. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of hatha yoga and resistance exercises on mental health and well-being in sedentary adults. DESIGN Randomized controlled study. METHODS Fifty-one participants aged mean (SD) 25.6 (5.7) years were randomly divided(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine and compare the effects of massage and matrix rhythm therapy in young women on the peripheral blood circulation. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. SETTING Pamukkale University in Denizli, Turkey. PATIENTS Fifteen healthy women age 19-23 years. INTERVENTION Matrix rhythm therapy was applied to the left lower(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this work was to evaluate the real-time sonoelastography (RTSE) in the assessment of the supraspinatus tendon in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS). METHODS Twenty-five patients with unilateral shoulder pain that was diagnosed as SIS according to magnetic resonance imaging findings were included in the study. Healthy(More)
BACKGROUND Pilates is a popular exercise approach among women. Still there is poor empirical quantitative evidence indicating a positive effect of Pilates exercises on body composition. The aim of our study is to determine the effects of Pilates exercises on body composition in sedentary overweight and obese women. METHODS Thirty-seven women, aged between(More)